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for a sectarian war between sunni and shi'a that risk destablizing iraq, jordan and even turkey and runs the risk of sectarian warfare that engulfs the middle-east. it is urgent. it is serious. and the administration does not seem to have a policy that is commensurate with the seriousness of the problem and the events. at the same time, in terms of iran, iran continues to move towards a nuclear weapon. we seem to be putting more prosh israel not to strike iran than what we are going to do about iran. i think this is a troubling time. this is a middle-east in meltdown and our policies seem to be in some sense frozen. and the administration talks about how they have more time eye think we are roping out of time. i am -- i am worried about it. >> how do we unwind ourselves out of this situation? whether -- no matter why it happened, we have this situation and it's a crisis. what did we do? >> one of the things we don't do, we don't pull out because these people who are demonstrating against us, that's exactly what they want to do. they want us to pull out and clear the space for their more radical a
army lieutenant colonel, and veteran of both iraq wars. he's commanded u.s. trainers of both iraqi and afghan forces. and vali nasr, dean of the school of advanced international studies at johns hopkins university. he served in the obama administration's state department focusing on afghanistan and pakistan. gentlemen, thank you both for being with us. vali nasr, let me start with you. general dempsey, we heard him say this is a very serious threat to the war effort. we know that secretary panetta, in addition to what we just ard him say, also called this the last gasp of a dying insurgency. who is right? >> well, the taliban have been under pressure for some time, but they are proving to be very entrepreneurial and effective in carrying out new ways of attack. they're trying to send a message to the afghan people that they still have fight in them, that they have momentum on their side. i think the fact that these attacks continue and we see more and more americans and foreign troops die and there i audacious attacks on bases, the result does worry the afghan population that the t
is increasingly become a forum for a sectarian war. it is to destabilize libya, iraq, jordan and even turkey, and runs the risk of sectarian warfare that engulfs the middle east. it is urgent, it is serious, and the administration does not seem to have a policy that is commensurate with the seriousness of the problem and the repetitive events. and iran continues to move toward a nuclear weapon, and we seem to spend more time putting pressure on israel not to strike iran than figuring out what he with are going to do about iran. think i it's a troubling time. it's a middle east that's in meltdown and our policies seem to be in some sense frozen. the administration talks about how they have more time. i think we are running out of time, and i'm worried about it. >> how do we unwind ourselves out of this situation? no matter why it happened, we now have this situation and it is a crisis. what do we do? >> one of the things we don't do, we don't pull out. because these people who are demonstrating against us, that's exactly what they want to do. they want us to pull out and clear the space for t
letterman as well. jury deliberations resume in the retrial of an iraq war veteran charged with killing his roommate. gary smith is accused of killing him at their gaithersburg apartment in 2006. smith was convicted in 2008, but the conviction was overturned. >> and afghan militant says he carried out a suicide attack near kabul air force base. a female suicide bomber rammed a small sedan into a mini bus killing nine people. the minibus was believed to carry foreign aviation workers to the airport. pro-democracy leader aung san suu kyi from myanmar is in d.c.. she will meet with secretary of state clinton today and attend an event at the u.s. institute of peace. she will receive the congressional gold medal. she spent nearly two decades under house arrest. will also visit new york, the midwest, and california. >> the man accused of shooting a security guard in downtown washington is expected in court today. the man walked into the conservative lobbying group's building last month and shot the guard in the arm. he said he did not like the group's politics, the family research council. one of
to iraq, jails jeffrey. >>> the teachers strike already has the windy city in disarray. it could deal a major profor the september jobs report. why the white house is bracing for impact. we have the details. even when they say it is not it is always about "money". melissa: all right. first let's look at the day's market headlines. stocks moved between positive and negative territory throughout the day's session. homebuilders confidence rose to its highest level in six years. according to the national association of homebuilders. the news gave a slight boost to stocks. the dow closed up 11 points. oil prices tumbling for a second straight day. crude settled down nearly 1 1/2% on ununexpected rise in inventories. there is no confirmed explanation for yesterday's unexpected dive that left traders baffled. fedex primarily blaming a slowdown in the slowing economy and competition from ocean-based shipping. >> 47% of the people who will vet for president obama no matter what. there are 47% who are with him, depernd end on him. who believe they're victims. who believe the government has resp
of places that are important to american interests; lebanon, kuwait, syria, pakistan and iraq. i finally met him in person, actually, before he was going to pakistan, and we spent a half day briefing him. and everything that happened in that half day his wit, his security, his perception, his intelligence, everything comported to that description that bob blackwell had used several years ago when he first described ryan crocker to me. ryan finished in the last years of the bush administration as our ambassador to iraq, presided over the transition that was extraordinarily complex and difficult and retired from the foreign service with the highest title of career ambassador. came back to texas and worked as the dean of the bush school. and i think at that point he was looking forward to a real transition and a life that would be his own. but fortunately for the united states, i'm not sure i'll say fortunately for him, the president called again. and in very difficult moments, president obama asked him to come back to national service which, being the patriot that he is, he did. he left the bu
. benghazi for years providing a vast majority of the foreign fighters heading into iraq and afghanistan. the fact that it was from 9-11 itself that al-zawahri came out exhorting all of his followers to commemorate the anniversary of 9-11. you look at the fact that they picked this target the consulate in benghazi because it was a soft target. the state department has a responsibility to says the risk they did not do that they should have provided a secure facility. a variety of things. build a new site. do it a year ago you look at the attackers and the way they pattern that attack the pattern of fire was accurate they knew where the safe house was. >> destroy the safe house where the ambassador would have gone. >> they have sources they recruited inside this facility. that's not a difficult thing to do. >> why wouldn't the u.s. secure that area? >> that is part of the problem. that's why i think the administration in a very coordinated aggressive effort says we had no control over this, what were we supposed to do. >> i don't think we should send americans over there in my opinion. app
worked in iraq where you want to rebuild a country. >> or build. >> well, build, actually. you can't rebuild a country that is in the second century right now. >> it's hard to talk about. it's hard for the candidates to talk about. and if anything can be read into the mistake or the complete just disregard for the story, it would be in the fact that this wasn't even mentioned in mitt romney's speech. afghanistan, are troops serving our way forward in terms of foreign policy because it's too hard to talk about. i don't understand how they could forget it. they can't forget a huge sector of what's going on in this country. >> why not? >> they avoided it. you know why? because it's hard. and they don't think people want to hear about it. >> do you know why they avoided it? for the same reason the media has avoided it. >> i agree with that. >> other than the "new york times" and a couple other outlets, the media have avoided it, the american people have avoided it. you bring it up and everybody we've talked to over the past couple of years want us out of there. >> republicans especiall
, that killed so many americans in afghanistan we've ever found evidence of in iraq, sorry, the only one we ever found evidence of in afghanistan was an inert one that we believe was left for us to find as a reminder, say, you know, we're only using one hand and only three fingers on that hand. they're not doing that to say because we're fundamentally nice people and we don't want to hurt anybody. i think it is a signal that they're, you know -- there, you know, still is something, perhaps, to talk about. and i would like to see us explore that if we can. now, i've got to tell you, you know, i have one great quality that i've always brought to the foreign service which is my inherent expend about, you know -- expend about, you know? ship him out. if it works, great, if it doesn't, you know, we didn't lose much. [laughter] so i mean an authority to maintain the iranians. i had it, obviously, going back to '01 through '03. had it again the whole time i was in iraq, did so and retained it in afghanistan. couldn't find any afghan -- or any iranian ready to take me up on it. you know, maybe it was be
credit cards. waves of servicemen and women are returning home from iraq and afghanistan and now families need to keep a major piece of moneyy advice in mind. >> when they want to go on a cruise, or buy a new car, do something that is really big and great because everybody is feeling good, but it is better to wait when emotions come down and you can lead with your head, not your heart. >> there are some categories with tips, basic training aid, financial resources, and an action center to help you create and manage your credit score, create a savings plan, pay down some of the debt. it is avaiin the app store. they are working on an android version as well. christian schafer, abc-2. >>> this is great. if you have ever dreamed of attending an ivy league school and did not have the grades, you can take some of the classes for free. schools like princeton and harvard and hopkins are offering online courses at no cost. the courses are a good way to enhance your skills and can be particularly helpful for people searching for a job. >> there is a gab between training and unemployment that can b
spokesman for the coalition provisional authority in iraq, a more junior dan senor >> democracy we often said when we were there that democracy is messy. if you want clean and tidy there's dictatorship but right now these iraqis political leaders are immersed in their first sort of democratic experiment >> jon: i get you, man. it was the early to mid, man. everybody was experimenting with democracy then. what's up? you know what [bleep] i'm out of here. just go at it, you two. >> just a reminder of the chaos that a lot of the policies of this administration have sowed. chaos in the arab spring. chaos for allies in israel. there are certainly areas that are problematic. we are having some tough days. we'll have tough days ahead. what we've seen in the last three days is a product of policies that have been building over the last three years. if we are successful in building some modicum democracy, it will be an enormous success. you think the president's policy in the middle east has been a success. looks like a disaster to most americans. there has been significance violence in recent we
and chinese. i became one of the first army women to fly combat missions in iraq. >> stephen: duckworth. female, disabled, thai, chinese and a veteran? (laughter) that's not a convention speaker, that's diversity voltron. (laughter) (cheers and applause) i tell you, the ultimate sign of the democrats' desperation was all the signs. whether the message was "moving forward" or "not moving backward" or just loving the first lady, these audience signs seemed to materialize out of nowhere! what the... (laughter). but ultimately, the true measure of last night was not the volume of the crowd or how deeply people were moved. no, it was the twittering. yes, the thunderous applause shook the rafters, but what did hornyham berger69 tweet to his bros? fortunately when it comes to social media the news media have their cyber fingers on the info net youth pulse. poke me, jim. >> our tweets per minute convention hall of fame it was michelle obama who is setting a record with 28,000 tweets per minute. >> something like 28,000 tweets per minute at a speech compared to mitt romney's peak at 14,000. >> w
in the middle east and north africa, as you know. >> the president bragged about ending the war in iraq. people think the united states bailed out. they see us doing nothing in syria and instead doing savage massacres. in the case of libya, we sat on our hands and did very little for 15 months, and the extremist became stronger and stronger. it's is on the freighter during an serious. >> meanwhile, benjamin netanyahu, and barack obama are having a rather public viewed at a time when tensions are rising in the threat by iran seems to be escalating and action by the israeli military seems to be, if benjamin netanyahu is clearly communicated a message, it appears to be clearly near us. >> i have been trying to read this for months and i don't know where it is headed. but i do think the administration bears some responsibility for having the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff start lecturing at the united nations for themselves -- it was almost an indication for netanyahu essay instead of giving us a red light, you could get redline through this. i think this whole discussion should be taking pl
. four years ago, i promised to end the war in iraq, and we did. [applause] i said it is time for us to wind down the war in afghanistan, and we are. [applause] we have got a new tower rising above the new york skyline, even as al qaeda is on the path to defeat and osama bin laden is dead. [applause] what happened this past week underscores that we still face threats in the world. we cannot pull back. we have to stay engaged and involved for our security. we have to remain vigilant. that is why so long but as i am commander in chief we will have the strongest military that the world has ever known. [applause] we will do what is required to keep our personnel safe around the world, and when our troops come home, when they take off their uniforms, we will serve them as well as they have served us, because in america no one should to fight for a job or a roof over their heads when they come home if they have fought for america. [applause] again, you have a choice because my opponent said it was tragic for me to end the war in iraq. he will not tell us how he is going to end the war in a
these individuals and not a sense of each unit for its own. >> i know there's a sense there, unlike iraq, afghanistan, international interests, let's say, waned after gadhafi fell. arwa, thanks for your reporting as always. >>> more on what we're working for "newsroom international." what to know what happens going on behind the scenes in north korea? we asked kim jong-il's former sushi hef. the most famous rapper in italy, italian rapper. what it takes to break into the american music scene.ni ! [ male announcer ] isn't always the one you plan to take. whoa, check it out. hey baby goat... no that's not yours... [ hikers whispering ] ...that's not yours. [ goat bleats ] na, na, na -- no! [ male announcer ] now you can take a photo right from video, so you'll never miss the perfect shot. [ hikers laughing, commenting ] at&t introduces the htc one x. now $99.99. rethink possible. without freshly-made pasta. you could also cut corners by making it without 100% real cheddar cheese. but then...it wouldn't be stouffer's mac & cheese. just one of over 70 satisfying recipes for one from stouffer
forces have been sent to track them down. >>> puppy love, as a u.s. marine returns home from iraq. >> hey, hey. how are you? how are you? >> gretchen: as you can see, the saint bernard very happy to see the marine coming home. he had spent a year in iraq examine didn't waste any time make up for the lost time with the lovable big and fluffy pooch. >> brian: i think my dog is bigger. >> gretchen: i think it probably is. >> steve: weighs what? >> brian: 120. they usually go 160. that's one thin one. >> steve: let's talk about this, a week ago was september 11. late that night at about 8:35 libya time, thereof an attack on our consulate where our ambassador eventually would be murdered. number of other americans murdered as well. well, the white house in this administration continues to say that it was a spontaneous reaction to that movie. it had nothing to do with that movie at all. yet katherine herrage had a piece of news for us yesterday. according to her sources, there was no anti-movie demonstration before the shooting started. so was it a reaction to the movie? how could it be if the
i promised to end the war in iraq and we did. [cheers and applause] i said it's time for us to start winding down the war in afghanistan, and we are. we have got a new tower rising above the new york skyline even as al qaeda is on the path to defeat and osama bin laden is dead. [applause] but what happens this past week underscores that we still have threats in the world. we can't just pull that. we have to stay engaged and involved for our security. we have also got to remain vigilant. that is why as long as i'm commander-in-chief we will always have the strongest military the world has ever known. [applause] we will do what is required to keep our personal safe around the world and when our troops come home, when they take off their uniform, we will serve them as well as they have served us. because in america, no one should, no one who has fought for this country should have to fight for a job or a roof over their heads when they come home. [applause] but again here you have got a choice too because my opponent said it was tragic for me to end the war in iraq. he still won't tell
during a tour in iraq in 2005. i can feel it. he says removing it would have been too dangerous. does it cause you pain? >> oh, yeah, it's extremely painful. >> reporter: in a military hospital he got hooked on painkillers. >> at first i ended up taking them the way they prescribed them. then they stopped doing anything and i took twice as much as i was supposed to be taking. it's when you start running out halfway through and you're like, oh, my god, i'm addicted to opiates, i'm a junky. >> reporter: who would refill the prescriptions if you ran out halfway through? >> that's when we had to do the seedier things like dealing with drug dealers or getting... buying drugs off someone else that has painkillers. >> reporter: long entered an army treatment program but continued to abuse drugs. he was arrested and given a bad conduct discharge, which meant he couldn't get veterans benefits for future treatment of chronic pain and p.t.s.d. >> to be honest, you're too afraid to admit a drug problem to seek any type of help. >> reporter: today's report called the problem in military medicine a
muhammed. the u.s. as suspended u.s. patrols with afghan soldiers. but soldiers will not in iraq with the afghan counterparts. 51 coalition soldiers have been killed in such a tax this year. into this video shows the effort to save the u.s. ambassador to libya who was badly injured in last week's attack on libya conflict. it shows a group libyans trying to rescue chris stevens after finding can barely alive inside the consulate. the drove him to hospital where he was later pronounced dead. >>> the police chief of san jose and will soon turn and his badge. he's retiring after two years as the top cop in 30 years on and the force. >>> some so that she forced retirement or the timing of it isn't good for this city. san jose has had a late summer crime wave. there's some more well in the police department. what a cheap it retires in january he will have served nearly two years as serve as is called,. he's had to deal with budget cuts and layoffs and the san jose police department. 65 officers were laid off last year and the chief also cut the salary of the remaining officers but 10 p
seven tough years we left iraq. and as you know, we are engaged today in afghanistan's hell man province. we come from the sea. having our marines on ships and available around the world accomplishes many things. the mere presence of a war ship offshore loaded with marines or even the knowledge that there are only a few days away is often enough to curb the actions of many actors around the world. while our sister services act in a single domain, the army on land, navy at sea and air force in space, the marines are different. we don't operate in a singledom ain but operate in the lane, the lane that opens up in the stages of conflicts that transcends all three of the dwow mains that i spoke of. we bring a combined arms force that can respond as quickly as required. this force may be needed to open the door for the larger joint force or follow-on capabilities across the elements of our national power. lastly, since we are all concerned about the fiscal challenges facing our nation that was talked about, i thought you might be interested in knowing what america gets for its low sticker pri
. iraq is looking better than afghanist afghanistan. >> if the u.s. leaves, how is that going to be viewed by the gi haddists? >> it will look like the united states is a big canada that is unable to prosecute it's will. >> thank you gentleman. much obliged. coming up. chicago teachers suspend their strike. classes are scheduled to resume tomorrow. americans believe they should be in charge of their own future. how they'll live tomorrow. for more than 116 years, ameriprise financial has worked for their clients' futures. helping millions of americans retire on their terms. when they want. where they want. doing what they want. ameriprise. the strength of a leader in retirement planning. the heart of 10,000 advisors working with you one-to-one. together for your future. ♪ >>> late breaking news chicago teachers suspend their strike. thank you very much especially on very short notice. >> not a problem. but please call me randy. >> one of the key points. >> teachers knew that there was going to be an evaluation system and they wanted there to be one, and they wanted it to be f
to the airport. a montgomery county during will deliberate in the trial of a for killiy ranger his iraq war veteran roommate. >> gary smith admits to killing e and is on trial for time. for a second deliberations willtio continue today. they shared an apartment after returning from war. chris smith initially told police an intruder came into the home and fatally shot 22-year- old michael mcqueen. later changed the story to suicide. i regret his life was taken. no verdict and change that. >> smith was convicted in 2008, but the verdict overturned on a technicality. >> he was funny and smart and to go to college had everything in front of him. >> there's no clear evidence the two had a fight that night. you can supposedly here smith admitting to the on a police interrogation tape. a retrialy was the admitted testimony of the police officer describing the state of mind of gary smith after the death. live in rockville, john gonzalez. it's tuesday morning. ahead, prince george's county police make a break in a ahead, prince george's county [ male announcer ]k in a for the dreamers... and those w
brooks wrote, who are these freeloaders, is it the iraq war veteran who goes to the va? is it a student getting a loan to go to college? most of the government spending are not big government lovers but republicans, senior citizens, mostly white men with high school degrees. >> reporter: in other words, they are romney supporters. andrea mitchell, nbc news, washington. >>> and just tonight we got the first official reaction from the president to the words of mitt romney. here is a short bit of what president obama said in an appearance for tonight taped on david letterman. >> when i meet republicans, as i'm traveling around the country. they are hardworking family people who care deeply about this country. and my expectation is, if you want to be president, you have to work for everybody, not just for some. >> the president unveiling an outreach to republicans tonight on david letterman. >>> and we are debuting new numbers this evening on this presidential race. our nbc news political director chuck todd in our washington bureau with the results of our newest wave in the nbc news wall s
misusing prescription drugs. >> reporter: michael long was shot in the stomach while serving in iraq in 2005. army doctors prescribed painkillers plus anxiety medications for post-traumatic stress leading to another battle. >> i would take twice as much and eventually you're at five, ten times as much as you're supposed to be taking. >> reporter: a new report from the institute of medicine says adicks are increasing in the military and that new approaches are needed to prevent and treat substance abuse. the latest numbers show 11% of active duty personnel reported misusing prescription drugs, and almost half are binging drinking. >> for a long time in the military it's been sort of accepted. >> reporter: screening and intervention should be part of primary care and military health professionals need better training. patients also need more access to services that work. >> we're recommending a long- term outpatient approach because this has been found to be more effective. >> reporter: the army discharged long in 2009 after authorities found him with multiple prescription drugs. for t
comment on that. but i remember when i was going in the early days of iraq, he had a huge security detail with him, blackwater folks. did the ambassador have that? >> anderson it's funny you should ask me this what was striking to me and i commented to him when he arrived. he arrived in an armored car and obviously with a driver. i didn't -- his security did not come in to the hotel with him to meet me. he had no visible security presence when he met me in tripoli. . he walked in he was greeted by other libyans who clearly recognized him at the hotel and came up to him very warmly and thanked him for u.s. assistance. but he had no visible security presence with him when he walked in. >> bob baer does that surprise you? >> absolutely. there's no way that man should have been without security, without western security. there is no libyan security to provide it and he should've had it. there were so many attacks, so many threats hanging over libya. frankly, there's no excuse for it. >> people say, though about him, he was a guy that liked to roll up his sleeves out
's not because they hate you. they hate you because of iraq, if some of them do hate you and some do, no question about that, and the drone strikes and the support for israel that is blind and will not lead to peace unfortunately, right now because we support right-wing radical government in israel that has no interest in the peace talks whatsoever. but he leaves that out and smears all muslims. on the other hand some people are having fun with this idea of muslim rage. tweets like this. i'm having such a good hair day and no one knows muslim rage. here is another one the first one was what do you mean you don't serve chocolate milk at this publish. muslim rage. those are funny right? there is another way to handle the "newsweek" situation. you can do covers like "time." outrage, but none of the faces are clear and it's not aim directly at muslims he only. and then thee the economist cover murder in libya, it's not clear who is enraged, is that right or i don't think wrong we'll discuss that in a second. "newsweek" sent us this quote. now let's get a guest on this to speak to this issue. michaelm
this, andrea might as well. jacquelyn jennis in iraq, holding up "the five." they there are conservatives -- >> eric: where d. >> bob: where are you in the picture? >> eric: i'm not. i believe the gentleman in the center is a military veteran. thank you for watching "the five." >> dana: so my good friend bret baier tonight is going to be live doing a show right after this, but in a shameless ploy for ratings he is in jasper county, iowa. he tried to lure viewers in to watching for jasper in the elevator with his sunglasses on because he is so cool. >> andrea: is he on the panel next to krauthammer? >> dana: honestly, if he came and sat in greg's spot manual how many viewers we would get -- imagine how many viewers we'd get. >> greg: any link no matter how tenuous you bring it back to your dog. >> dana: you brought up cat videos twice. >> greg: casper, the friendly ghost. that sounds like jasper my dog. >> dana: he looks cute on the sand. >> greg: sand, my dog looks good on sand. that is how she thinks. >> dana: jasper is trained to go on the paper. >> greg:
, my brother's a british army colonel and has done tours of afghanistan, iraq -- how does it help operationally if all the guys around are all wondering who's going to put this in a book? surely they all sign up, don't they, to not write about their experiences. >> well, he's out now, he's a civilian now. and i -- i just, you know, to me he has the first amendment right to -- or he should have them. if he's not giving away anything that's listed under national security or could affect anyone in the future operations, i say why not? like i said, i'd like to hear from boots on the ground. what actually happened there. not some fragmented story that comes out of washington telling me what happened. so i don't have -- and besides you, the media, and the s.e.a.l.s themselves have allowed themselves to become like the green berets in the '60s and '70s now. i don't like the fact you know we exist. because back in the '60s and '70s, nobody even knew who we were. well, that's out of the bag now. hollywood's made plenty of films, you've had my friend dick marsinco who created s.e.a.l. team
? the iraq war veteran that goes to the va, the student getting a loan to go to college, the retiree on social security or medicare? it suggests romney doesn't know much about the culture of america. the entitlement state has expanded but america remains one of the hardest working nations on earth. the people who receive the disproportionate share of government spending are not big government lovers, republicans, senior citizens, white men with high school degrees. the tax policy center which is nonpartisan backs this up, showing that people who are getting these benefits are largely white people, including the majority of people on food stamps -- >> nobody said they weren't, andrea. >> and income tax credit. the suggestions certainly in what governor romney said -- >> no, it wasn't there. that word freeloader is david brooks' word and the fact is that's not what the governor put out on the table and david brooks ought to be ashamed of himself for recategorizing what mitt romney said that way. let's put this in context. you have an obama administration that flaunts a website, applaud
the united states. libya sent more jihadists per capita to iraq to fight against american soldiers in a terrorist war than any other couny in the world. and benghazi was the capital of jihadism in libya. they had every reason to know that that is, that not only has been one of the most dangerous regions in the world for the united states, it is a more dangerous region now because they have the arsenals that muammar qaddafi used to have under lock and key. lou: we also are looking at a situation in which the administration now seems to be walking back its claims of spontaneous combustion. the idea that this silly, amateurish, anti-muslim movie, if you want to call it that, it is more a mockery of movie-making itself. >> right. lou: the idea that this is being pedaled almost unchallenged by the mainstream media. now the facts are beginning to come out. many of these facts were there, were there from last wednesday forward until now. >> righters the fact that we're not getting a straight answer from this administration and the idea that they can't give straight answers after the u.n.
refugees from iraq and palestine, need protection and assistance inside syria. as conditions deteriorated, with implications for serious neighbors that are dangerous. >> the oil giant shell will delay oil drilling in the alaskan arctic until at least next summer after suffering damage to a spill containment during a test. shell began the drilling earlier this month or the objections of indigenous and environmental groups. pennsylvania's board of pardons has denied clemency to a death row, but -- kristin convicted of murdering his sexual abuser. terry williams is scheduled to be executed next month for the 1984 murder of amos norwood. norwood had sexually abused williams for remember of years up until the night before williams took revenge by killing him. advocates of child sexual abuse have urged leniency for williams or advocates of sexual abuse victims had urged leniency for williams because jurors were not informed of all the facts, including that williams had been raped by other men. williams is now asking a state court to issue a stay of execution. those are some of the headlines. th
, the precipitous retreat from iraq after we won and now it's an iranian satellite, equivocation in afghanistan. what you are seeing is the comprehensive collapse of obama's middle east policy and the administration is going to just stretch it out through november. cheryl: general shape of, i want to talk to you. >> this was not a preplanned or premeditated attack. what happened initially is that it was a spontaneous reaction to what had transpired in cairo. as a consequence of the video, people gathered outside the embassy and then it grew very violent. cheryl: colonel schaffer, you said that no, anybody with a military background know this was not some kind of spontaneous act. you don't take rocket propelled grenades to a protest outside the embassy. but she is the one that be administration put out as the face of this thread was that the right call? >> i think it is the right call for the administration regarding policy. as ralph said, they're trying to do anything that they can to either we have this. either she was lying on this at the bottom is it was a well orchestrated attack. let me be
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